An undercover operation by The Times claimed to have caught bed and breakfast hosts trying to buy five-star TripAdvisor reviews – as well as negative reviews of rivals. ripAdvisor strenuously rejected the claims, saying it invests heavily in detecting fraud and has tools to prevent bogus posts. It said that it had detected The Times’s fake website and taken action against it. The company said it had penalised 170 properties that tried to use Get the full story at Travolution Read also "‘A third of TripAdvisor reviews are fake’ as cheats buy five stars"